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I have been exposed to hand, foot and mouth disease. I am an elementary school teacher. I started with a fever and horrible blisters on one of my tonsils yesterday. I also have body aches. If this is hand, foot and mouth, how long should I expect to be away from school? I also have lupus and I am...
2 1 1 day ago
I have a parasite problem and I do not know how to get rid of them. They show up under my skin, mouth, nose,. I have seen them come out of my skin, (small worms), and when I go to the bathroom, (worm), they are small and some bigger. I am freaked out and worried about infection as my face looks...
2 1 5 days ago
My daughter has just found out this morning she has glandular fever and we have a holiday planned for a relaxing 4 for her 21st birthday we are going on Sunday its to Portugal, she was given penicillin from the doctor to be taken 3 x a day we travel Sunday afternoon wondering whether we will be...
2 1 6 days ago
I have an infected large toe. It has been so for about a week, I ve used triple antibiotic salve for the past three days, it has improved slightly. It does not cause me to limp, it is sore, showing an area at the end of the toe, the tip that is red and tender. Otherwise, it is not very painful. I...
2 1 6 days ago
My grandson was 28days old when contracted streptococcus gallolyticus ssp pasteuranius is there a chance he may have endocarditis or colonic carcinoma. The doctors said it is in heard of in a baby his age. Neonates can sometimes get it and this is a disease that cattle get. He was in the hospital...
2 1 6 days ago
I have a very low immune system. I was told I need infusions. I have had 2 and both made me very sick. Plus they cost over $20,000.00 each. I live on total medicare disability. I do take Echinacea daily. What can I do to improve my immune system. Any alternatives other than infusions. I have had...
2 1 6 days ago
Hi, I ve been diagnosed with Klebsiella Pneumoniae. From last 1.5 years, i am facing this issue and it is recurring. I am taking strong anitibiotics but still recurrence. All tests are normal. Right now, i am taking Feropenem 200mg twice daily, Istroin 20mg, Depsone 100mg.
2 1 6 days ago
Hello and Goodmorning, I Have A Real Problem that I Could Definetly Use Some Of Your advice on: My Fianci when he was in his 20 s he was shot, Almost died, needed a blood transfusion, got one. But Back Then They Did NOT Check Blood For Hepatits. Well Needless to Say, He Contracted Hep C from That...
2 1 6 days ago
I have a friend who was diagnosed with Epstein Barr in mid Nov. He has been getting blood tests every other week. He says his blood antigen is suppose to be around 49 but this last time it was 499 !! He is seeing an infectious disease doctor this week. What would be causing his count to go so...
2 1 Wed, 13 Jun 2018
I have constant cough. X-rays, clean lungs and esophagus.doctors think it could be sinus problems,they put me on prescription nose spray am pm, also sInus pills which gives a dry mouth and that s it. I always have a productive cough ( much mucus ).any ideas? Thank you! Jim
2 1 Tue, 12 Jun 2018
My husband has had phenonia for 8 weeks. he gets better then back . Night sweats fever chills. back and forth to Dr. Ct scans.... no answers..........Why do I have to pay for help Never mind. thanks for nothing. Should have known that money is the only answer..
3 1 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
I have had both knees replaced. I have been bitten by some type of spider.....I don t know what and have had my regular doctor give me antibiotics, but it doesn t seem to be any better. Is there a danger that the venom could go into my knees and cause infections?
2 1 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
i take 150 mg proluent -2 inj every two weeks for 6 months. no side effects that I am aware of. recent ear tinnitus and diziness after a burst blood vessle in eye. saw doc and told to use flonas. followed instruction and then had a dizzy spel. went to er. mri revealed sinus infection.two 10 day...
2 1 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
I am 44 and was diagnosed with H Pylori. I had the 3 Medicines t cure i Amoxicillin, Clarithromiacin and acid relfux med to cure and go back Wednesday for a breath test. I have since had weakness in my arms and legs that comes and goes. I have done the blood test for Thyroid and also checking B12...
2 1 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
Hello I am somewhat of a hypochondriac but I would like to know. I recently walked into a tree branch by accident and I might have gotten a part of the branch up my nose. I was worried for a while if there is some sort of virus that I could possibly contract. I have heard about certain...
2 1 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
About a month ago I was diagnosed with influenza B , about two weeks went by and I had a rattle in my lungs so then they treated me for pneumonia , two weeks after thAt they said I have pluracy , Well it seems the pluracy is gone , but now it feels like someone sitting on my chest . Next step is...
2 1 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
a lot of symptoms, chronic fatigue even after sleeping 7-8 hour a night. weakness and sore arms and legs, back pain with no exertion. headaches, loss of bladder control, heaviness in chest, had a full cardiac work up.difficulty concentrating and memory loss. weird rashes that come and go, simular...
2 1 Mon, 11 Jun 2018
14 year old daughter treated for heat stroke on Tuesday, ketones in urines given Tylenol and Advil for fever and 1 bag IV at hospital then sent home. Today is Thursday she still is having a up and down fever and Advil and Tylenol for fever. She has been congested for a week and also taking...
2 1 Fri, 8 Jun 2018
I have been diagnosed with mono two weeks ago I m recovering slowly and MRI was taken showing spots on my brain I ve been tested for lupus Anaise vitamin aired cell count s a mess some other autoimmune disorders I m wondering what are the marks on the cheeks of my face are from as they are much...
2 1 Fri, 8 Jun 2018
I have a slight rash on my back. Doc says its shingles. No itch, doesn t hurt. I have been applying moringa oleferia (most nutrient plant on earth). Pure oil from the pods of this plant and frankensce oil. Doctor also gave me a prescription if it spreads or itches. Should I continue with the oils...
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